…Teens become creators as well as consumers

British are more inclined to use social networking applications than American or German mobile phone users, says m:metrics. Students, particularly those aged 13-17, are the most active users.

Activity  _  % of  UK subs  _  % of German  _  % of  French  _  % of US
Uploaded video to web  _  2.8  _  1.6  _  1.8  _  1.9
Used chat  _  4.0  _  4.1  _  3.2  _  3.8
Uploaded photo to web  _  6.9  _  3.6  _  3.5  _  3.7
Accessed dating service  _  1.1  _  0.9  _  0.8  _  1.4
Likely to post a photo or  _  15.2  _  6.2  _  12.9  _  11.9
video to web in coming year
Engaged in any social  _  10.1  _  7.2  _  6.5  _  6.7
networking activity

In the UK market, 3 has the highest percentage of socially networked subscribers creating their own content, at 17.4%.